Milk Soap Recipes

Milk soap recipes are a great way of pursuing natural skin care. Milk contains lactic acid that acts as a gentle exfoliant for your skin. Exfoliation is an important process in healthy skin care.

milk soap recipes for healthy skin care

For gentle exfoliation, milk containing skin products are ideal.

Milk is also great for your skin because it contains vitamin A and vitamin D. These two vitamins as well as the many other nutrients found in milk are great for obtaining soft and healthy looking skin. Therefore, below you will find a variety of milk soap recipes that can be easily made at home.

Creamy Rosemary Milk Soap

A great way to make round soaps. Begin with the following:

  • 1 pound of soap base (any variety)
  • 1 cup of whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of rosemary pure essential oil (Rosemary EO is not recommended for individuals with high blood pressure or epilepsy.)
  • One-foot length of PVC pipe with one end cap or other tube (to act as the mold).

The first step is to make sure you spray your mold with a vegetable spray. Pour all of the soap mixture into the mold. After a couple of hours, push it out of the mold and slice the soap into round soaps.

Milk Soap - Peaches and Cream Soap

Below you will find a great recipe for a Peaches and Cream soap.

  • Castile soap (or pure white unscented, such as Ivory)
  • 1/4 cup of distilled water
  • 1/4 cup of powdered milk
  • 1 tablespoon of sweet almond oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon of peach fragrance oil
  • 1 drop of orange food coloring (optional)

Shred the Castile soap and set it aside. Heat the water in a heavy saucepan over low heat. Stir in the shredded soap until it forms a sticky mass. Remove the pan from the heat and add the powdered milk, sweet almond oil, peach fragrance oil, and food coloring. Stir until all the ingredients are well blended. Spoon the soap into a mold and let set for four hours or until hardened. Makes one 4-ounce bar.

Milk Soap Recipes – Coffee and Cream Soap

The ingredient list for a coffee and cream soap are provided below:

  • one 4 ounce bar glycerin soap
  • 1 teaspoon of ground espresso
  • 1 teaspoon of powdered milk
  • 10 drops of coffee fragrance oil

In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the bar of glycerin soap until it is liquefied. Remove from heat and stir in the ground espresso, powdered milk, and coffee fragrance oil. Pour the soap into a mold and let set for three hours or until hardened. Once it has hardened it is ready for use.


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